Side Effects

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Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Fast heartbeat

Less common

  1. Chest pain or tightness
  2. dizziness
  3. feeling “faint”
  4. lightheadedness
  5. troubled breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. cough
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. difficulty swallowing
  5. drowsiness
  6. extra heartbeat
  7. fainting
  8. fast, pounding, slow, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  9. hives, welts, itching, or rash
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  11. nausea
  12. noisy breathing
  13. rapid, deep breathing
  14. redness of the skin
  15. restlessness
  16. stomach cramps
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Chest pain
  2. dizziness
  3. dry mouth
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. headache
  6. impaired consciousness
  7. irregular or fast heartbeat
  8. lightheadedness
  9. nausea
  10. nervousness
  11. seizures
  12. sleeplessness
  13. sweating
  14. tremor

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  1. Accidental injury (in children 4 to 11 years of age)
  2. anxiety
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. congestion
  6. cough
  7. dryness or soreness of the throat
  8. fever
  9. general aches and pains
  10. headache
  11. hoarseness
  12. increased cough
  13. leg cramps
  14. loss of appetite
  15. migraines or other headaches
  16. muscle tightness
  17. nervousness
  18. runny or stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Abnormal growth filled with fluid or semisolid material
  2. blemishes on the skin
  3. blood in the urine
  4. bloody nose
  5. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  6. burning or stinging of the skin
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. cramps
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty having a bowel movement
  11. discharge from the eye
  12. dry mouth or throat
  13. ear pain
  14. excessive tearing
  15. eye itch
  16. heavy menstrual bleeding
  17. muscle pain
  18. night sweats
  19. numbness or decreased sensitivity of the hand
  20. pain
  21. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  22. pimples
  23. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  24. stomach pain
  25. tingling sensation in the arms or legs
  26. vaginal yeast infection
  27. weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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